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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
Harlot, Whores
A harlot does not repent, and water in a jar does not become sour milk.  Arabian.  1
A harlot repented for one night, “Is there no police officer to take up harlots?” she said.  Arabian.  2
A whore and a buffoon fare ill in their old age.  Spanish.  3
He who has one foot in a brothel has another in a hospital.  Spanish.  4
There is no need of a ferret to catch a harlot.  5
Whoredom and grace ne’er dwelt in one place.  6
Whoredom and thieving are never long concealed.  Spanish.  7
Whores affect not you but your money.  8
Whores’ curses are blessings.  9
Whoring and bawdry do often end in beggary.  10

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